Daily Archives: September 6, 2013

First Review For The Mallet of Loving Correction

It’s from the San Francisco/Sacramento Book Review, which says: Scalzi is thoughtful, witty, and occasionally profane, and he pulls no punches…¬†an entertaining and thought-provoking read. Sweet. Those of you who have preordered the book may have your copies already, and Subterranean Press has copies in stock if you just can’t wait. Otherwise, the book officially […]

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RIP, Ann Crispin

Over at Making Light, Jim Macdonald notes that science fiction writer and Writer Beware co-founder Ann Crispin passed away this morning. I knew Ann both before being SFWA president and while I was in the position. No one I know worked harder than she and WB co-head Victoria Strauss did to make sure that writers […]

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Some Final Hugo-Related Thoughts

Getting these in today because I was given five business days to be giddy about the Hugo (including Monday, even though it was a national holiday) and after that I have to get back to real life: * In my awards speech I did manage to thank most of the people who I felt were […]

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The Big Idea: David Hair

The clash of civilizations: Not always a great thing to live through, but a often very interesting to read about in a book. Which brings us to David Hair’s latest novel, Mage’s Blood, the first in series of books known as the Moontide Quartet. He’s got thoughts on civilizations, both in his books and here […]

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